Speaker Profile

Belinda Nwosu

Research Consultant
W Hospitality Group

Belinda Nwosu is the lead consultant for Human Capital Development Services at W Hospitality Group. She received her BSc in Mathematics and Statistics from University of Lagos, a BSc in Hospitality Management from Manchester Metropolitan University, and an MA in Hospitality Management from the University of West London. She is currently a doctoral student at University of Southampton Business School, UK. Her research interest lies in the interplay between human capital development and hotel performance in an emerging economy context.

With over 14 years’ experience as a lecturer and academic administrator at Wavecrest College of Hospitality, a leading hospitality institution in Nigeria. Her experience with human capital development includes needs analysis, resource deployment and operational training for several clients in the accommodation, foodservice, not-for-profit and public sectors. She has several publications including the first comprehensive study on the issues facing human capital development in the hotel industry in Nigeria.

Belinda is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality (UK), and the Area Consultant (West Africa) of EuroCHRIE, the official federation for Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa of the International Council for Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education. In addition, she recently qualified as a Certified Hotel Industry Analyst with STR Global.